How We're Helping Gardeners During COVID-19:

While we can't meet you in person just yet, our volunteers are still active and available to assist you online.

We are currently offering virtual advice clinics, presentations and workshops via Zoom. Here are just a few of the many presentations we offer:

Spring Awakenings  |  Growing from Seed  |  Houseplants: Our Constant Garden  |  Landscaping with Trees and Large Shrubs



Gardening Guides - Newly Updated

Our useful Gardening Guides provide introductory information for the home gardener about a broad range of horticultural topics.


Gardening Tips

Throughout the year, Toronto Master Gardeners post brief gardening tips on this site to help you with your seasonal gardening tasks.


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We get lots of calls during winter months about robins that are spotted in many areas. Some American robins will winter in northern climates, and feed primarily on berries, rose hips and other fruits-whatever they can find. This robin was one of about 25 seen at Col. Sam Smith Park by a hearty group of birders (temps were -13C), out on the last birding outing of the volunteer/donor appreciation walks. Our thanks to walk leaders Mark, Emily, Monica and Lynne who were so gracious with their time. Want to help robins and other birds during the winter months? Simply plant native plants, trees and shrubs that will provide food, and - very important- #MakeWindowsSafeForBirds. ... See MoreSee Less
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Our next FREE garden chat is coming up!!!Seed StartingWed Feb 9 at 12:00pmRegistration link: ... See MoreSee Less
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A blast from TVO past, but still relevant - if not more relevant - today. Sticking with our theme of ecological ... See MoreSee Less
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Got some free time this noon hour? Then join us for a garden chat! There's still time to register. Caring for HouseplantsJanuary 19 @ 12pmRegister here - ... See MoreSee Less
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Join us for our next garden chat. Caring for HouseplantsJanuary 19 @ 12pmRegister here - ... See MoreSee Less
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Carex species can dominate in tundra and in wetland habitats, but they are also becoming increasingly popular in gardens as a replacement for lawn grasses. Carex acts nicely with other plants and many Carex species stay green in winter. Have a look around in your own yard. Maybe you have a native carex volunteer that is already happy in your soil and climate. Think of your yard as a natural nursery in which you, just as at commercial nursery, can help propagate and design with local native plant species. ... See MoreSee Less
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Timeline photosLeave the winter cold and travel (virtually) to the glorious Emerald Isle with Helen Battersby. From a Neolithic farm site on the scenic west coast to Victorian garden estates and the stunning contemporary creations of siblings Jimi and June Blake, enjoy an eyeful of ideas with a side order of history. Join us on January 18 at 7 p.m. Pre-registration is required. ... See MoreSee Less
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